COVID-19: Fourth death in Maharashtra, positive cases 101
Mumbai: A 65-year-old man, who arrived here from the UAE via Ahmedabad, passed away due to COVID-19 here late Monday night, taking the death toll due to the disease in Maharashtra to four, an official said here on Tuesday.
The death toll across India is now 10.
The total number of coronavirus positive cases in Maharashtra increased to 101 after four new cases were detected since Monday night.
A statement by Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) said the patient was admitted to Kasturba Hospital in a critical condition on Monday with fever, cough and breathlessness.
He had arrived from the UAE to Ahmedabad on March 15 and then to Mumbai on March 20.
The victim had complaints of high blood pressure coupled with uncontrolled diabetes.
The new afflicted patients include three from Pune and one from Satara. The patinets include those with a history of recent travel history to Peru, the UAE and Saudi Arabia.
Three others who died in Maharashtra included a 68-year-old Filipino and two other men, both aged 63.